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New York City: On Feast of Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple, Metropolitan Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 12/04/22

The clergy and faithful of the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City celebrated the great feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple. On Saturday the 3rd and Sunday the 4th of December, Metropolitan Nicholas of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, officiated the festal All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy.


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Buena, NJ: Holy Protection Skete celebrates Minor Patronal Feast - 12/03/22

On Saturday, November 19, the feast of Venerable Barlaam of Khutyn, Holy Protection Skete in Buena, NJ celebrated the hermitage’s minor patronal feast day.


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"Let us Thank the Lord!" ‒ Kursk Root Icon visits Washington-Area Parishes - 12/02/22

Eight years ago, the ever-memorable Metropolitan Hilarion blessed for the Protectress of the Russian Diaspora – the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God – to visit Washington, DC during the Thanksgiving holiday (the end of November). Every year, the icon was brought by Bishop Nicholas – now Metropolitan and the new First Hierarch of ROCOR.


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Richfield Springs, NY: Bishop Luke officiates Patronal Feast on 5th Anniversary of "Quick to Hear" Convent - 12/01/22

On November 21, 2017 Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral) of blessed memory blessed the opening of the new Convent of the Mother of God "Quick to Hear" in Richfield Springs, NY. Metropolitan Hilarion and Bishop Luke of Syracuse believed there was a need for a woman’s monastery in the Russian tradition using English and, with God’s blessing, the convent is now celebrating the 5th anniversary of its founding.


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Nanuet/Nyack, NY: Novo-Diveevo Convent, Holy Protection Church host 29th Church Musicians’ Conference - 11/30/22

The 29th North American Church Musicians’ Conference was convened for the first time in three years with great success and on a high level. Church singers, choir directors, and readers gathered together in Nanuet and Nyack, NY from Wednesday the 9th through Sunday the 13th of November.


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New York City: On Eve of Nativity Fast, Metropolitan Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 11/28/22

On November 27, the 24th Sunday after Pentecost, when on the eve of the Nativity (St. Philip’s) Fast, the Holy Church honors the memory of the Apostle Philip, Metropolitan Nicholas of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Montgomery, AL: St. Martin of Tours Mission marks Patronal Feast Day - 11/28/22

On Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24th of November, the community of St. Martin of Tours Mission in Montgomery, AL celebrated their patronal feast day. Parish rector Priest Elias Crowder served All-Night Vigil on Wednesday evening and celebrated Divine Liturgy on Thursday morning.


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Wayne, NJ: Metropolitan Nicholas officiates Patronal Feast of St. Michael Church - 11/26/22

On Monday, November 21, the feast of the Holy Archangel of God Michael and the other Heavenly Bodiless Hosts, the clergy and parishioners of St. Michael Church in Wayne, NJ, celebrated their patronal feast day. Metropolitan Nicholas of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated Divine Liturgy in honor of the occasion.


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Mohawk, NY: Patronal Feast Day of Iveron Mother of God Monastery - 11/26/22

Thursday, November 24, marked the 40th anniversary of the appearance of the myrrh-streaming Montreal Iveron Icon of the Mother of God, in the home of its guardian, José Muñoz-Cortés. It is also the patronal feast day of one of the newer diocesan monastic communities, the Iveron Mother of God Monastery in Mohawk, NY.


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Pompano Beach, FL: Bishop Theodosius of Seattle performs Archpastoral Visit to St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church - 11/26/22

On Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th of November, with the blessing of His Eminence Nicholas, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Western American Diocesan vicar Bishop Theodosius of Seattle paid an archpastoral visit to St. Saint Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church in Pompano Beach, FL, where he officiated the Resurrectional All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy.


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New York City: ISEC to Host 2022 Conference on "Death, Dying & End of Life"
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Fund for Assistance participates in Giving Tuesday
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Thanksgiving Appeal to benefit the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR
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